Tag Archives: Helen Mirren

WATCH: Dame Helen Mirren on Why Charles Dickens Endures

As we celebrate the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens, we hear from Dame Helen Mirren herself on why the author’s work remains relevant. (Interview by Tom Brook.)

Elizabeth Tudor, Screen Queen

Good Queen Bess. The Virgin Queen. Elizabeth Tudor.

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament, Women of 2011: Round 1

We've crowned the men's champion. Now let's move on to the ladies. 32 fabulous British women vie for the title. Pippa Middleton or Karen Gillan? Helen Mirren or Joanna Lumley? Start your fan campaigns now and vote!

There is Nothing Like a Dame…Miraculous Helen Mirren

Is there a harder working actress, senior division, than Dame Helen Mirren? The 66-year-old Oscar-winner has two films in theaters right now, The Debt and Brighton Rock, and a third, The Door, already completed.

Dame Helen Mirren, Unlikely Action Hero: Moving on from ‘The Queen’

Dame Helen Mirren believes the tide has begun to turn. People no longer automatically link her to The Queen when they hear her name. “I think they’re getting away from that finally,” she says.

News Roundup: The Beckhams’ Golden Tribute to Harper, Pete Doherty and Carla Bruni Pal Up, and Helen ‘Body of the Year’ Mirren

Y’know that family who’ve just had a new baby and they’re so smitten they can’t stop recording every aspect of their child’s growth? And changing their Facebook profile picture to a picture of the baby?

News Roundup: Helen Mirren Cast in Phil Spector Biopic, Daniel Craig’s Cowboy Dreams, and Biebs’ Wish to Hang with the Beckhams

Dame Helen Mirren has stepped in to the breach to replace Bette Midler in a new HBO film about the trial of the notorious ’60s record producer Phil Spector. The film stars Al Pacino, and depicts Spector’s recent trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson. Bette had been set to play Spector’s lawyer Linda …

News Roundup: Morrissey Dismisses Fan from Show, Charlie Gilmour Goes to Jail, and Posh ‘n’ Becks Are Here to Stay

Morrissey is a man of high standards, and clearly judges himself by the quality of his sycophants. Why else would he have wished cheerful death upon the biographer Johnny Rogan? And why else would he take to the stage wearing a T-shirt denouncing the fansite Morrissey-solo.com, using very profane language indeed? And to add …

Royal Roundup: Will and Kate Set Off on Seychelles Honeymoon?

Have the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge finally dashed off to celebrate their life as newlyweds? While St.

Firth, Cameron Make Time Magazine’s ’100 Most Influential’ List

Time magazine’s annual 100 Most Influential list was unveiled today (April 21) and several interesting Brits were included. And like every year, a profile piece showcasing each honoree was written by a friend or colleague within ...